Athletics

The athletics community has developed numerous high-impact challenges for you to support!  

What's on the docket? 

  • Our varsity and club sports leaderboards are back again this year--scroll through the challenges at the right for details!
  • The Jumbos Helping Jumbos challenge funnels support to the amazing staff and programs who ensure our student athletes are ready to perform their best.
  • Some teams have their own team-specific challenges today, too!  Your gift will help support those teams and also move them up the leaderboards! 

Men’s Hockey $25,000 dollar for dollar match from Neil Townsend E87

Men’s Tennis $6,000 dollar for dollar match

Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country $11,000 dollar for dollar match from John Regan A90 and Ed Ellison A83

Men’s/Women’s Sailing $50,000 dollar for dollar match from Bruce Burton E77

Men’s/Women’s Squash $10,000 dollar for dollar match

Men’s/Women’s Swimming & Diving $15,000 dollar for dollar match

Softball $2,500 dollar for dollar match 

Women’s Basketball $5,000 dollar for dollar match

Women’s Soccer $10,000 dollar for dollar match

Women’s Volleyball $5,000 dollar for dollar match for gifts from Tufts women’s volleyball alumnae 

Men’s Soccer $11,011 dollar for dollar match

 

You Were Heard!
Dec 04, 2019

The noise on #TuftsGivingTuesday was off the charts. It was the sound of the Tufts community creating a brighter world. 

 

Thank you for giving! Together, our herd crushed more than 60 challenges university-wide, supporting financial aid and fellowships, student activities, veterinary medical care, athletics, global health, and so much more.  Thank you for making a resounding difference! 

$25,000
Be Heard Challenge #1
How quickly can we get to 2,500 gifts? Jon Levy, E83, is challenging us to start off #TuftsGivingTuesday in a Jumbo way! We got this!
2,500 / 2,500 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Be Heard Challenge #2
Whoa, that was fast! Ken Rosh, A85, A19P, A21P, & Merideth Schlesinger, A19P, A21P, are now challenging you to reach 5,000 donors. $25,000 is on the line. Let's keep it going!
5,000 / 5,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #3
We have 5,000 gifts in the bag and are now going for 6,000! Jim Lawton, E88, is challenging us to keep the momentum going.
6,000 / 6,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #4
6,000 gifts already! Holly Kelly, J88, & Andrew Lipsky want to encourage us to make the magic happen. 1,000 more gifts secures their $10,000 challenge gift.
7,000 / 7,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Be Heard Challenge #5
Bravo! Another goal reached. Another challenge to go! Courtney Murray Goldsmith, J93, putting $10,000 on the line to encourage us to get 1,000 more gifts.
8,000 / 8,000 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Be Heard Challenge #6
We are rolling now. Tom O'Brien, A60, A92P, is so impressed and wants to see how far the Tufts community can go. Another 500 donors will unlock his $5,000.
8,500 / 8,500 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Be Heard Challenge #7
Wow! The Tufts community is awe-inspiring! 8,500 gifts so far--Sarah Barnett, A02, is challenging us to get 9,000. Let's go!
9,000 / 9,000 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #8
Did you hear? We just set a #TuftsGivingTuesday donor record! Most donors ever! Tufts friends Bruce & Trudi Denlinger are launching us into new territory with another challenge. 250 gifts for $2,500! You've got this!
9,250 / 9,250 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #9
We can't believe this! Let's go for 250 more! $2,500 in challenge funds are available thanks to Dr. Lara Oboler, J91 & Louis Jaffe.
9,500 / 9,500 Gifts
Completed
$2,500
Be Heard Challenge #10
The global Jumbo community is the best. You are all rocking it today! And, so is George Mussalli, A95. He's putting up another $2,500 in challenge funding. Can you get us to 9,750 gifts?
9,750 / 9,750 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
1852 Student Giving Challenge
Students are big supporters on #TuftsGivingTuesday. Thomas Saujet, A96, and Hannah Targoff Saujet, J98, along with Kevin Oye, E79, want to celebrate this by serving as this year's student giving challenge donors. 1852, go brown and blue!
1,852 / 1,852 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Be Heard Around The World
If you live outside the US, this is the challenge for you. Christabel Lo, E84, A85, is encouraging Tufts fans who live farther afield to show your support. Watch the heat map light up as people from all over the world join in this Tufts tradition.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
VARSITY ATHLETICS: Jumbo Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $1,000 to support their team.
Rank Prize Team Gifts
1 $1,000 Varsity Rowing (M/W) 389
2 Varsity Swimming & Diving (M/W) 386
3 Varsity Track & Field/Cross Country (W) 262
4 Varsity Track & Field/Cross Country (M) 212
5 Varsity Lacrosse (M) 174
6 Varsity Football 149
Ended
Leaderboard
VARSITY ATHLETICS: Brown Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $1,000 to support their team.
Rank Prize Team Gifts
1 $1,000 Varsity Lacrosse (W) 314
2 Varsity Sailing (Co-ed) 271
3 Varsity Field Hockey 143
4 Varsity Baseball 136
5 Varsity Ice Hockey (M) 123
6 Varsity Soccer (M) 45
7 Varsity Squash (M/W) 25
8 Varsity Basketball (M) 18
Ended
Leaderboard
VARSITY ATHLETICS: Blue Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $1,000 to support their team.
Rank Prize Team Gifts
1 $1,000 Varsity Basketball (W) 304
2 Varsity Softball 210
3 Varsity Volleyball (W) 103
4 Varsity Soccer (W) 98
5 Varsity Tennis (M) 50
6 Varsity Fencing (W) 50
7 Varsity Tennis (W) 47
8 Varsity Golf (M) 16
Ended
Leaderboard
CLUB SPORTS: Brown Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $500 to support their team.
Rank Prize Team Gifts
1 $500 Club Rugby (W) 176
2 Club Cheerleading 158
3 Club Equestrian 19
4 Club Volleyball (W) 13
5 Club Water Polo (W) 9
6 Club Volleyball (M) 8
7 Club Water Polo (M) 6
8 Club Lacrosse (W) 6
9 Club Cycling 1
10 Club Table Tennis 1
11 Club Baseball 0
12 Club Fencing (M) 0
13 Club Ice Hockey 0
14 Club Shotokan 0
Ended
Leaderboard
CLUB SPORTS: Blue Division
The team that raises the highest number of gifts will receive an extra $500 to support their team.
Rank Prize Team Gifts
1 $500 Club Tae Kwon Do 199
2 Club Skiing 172
3 Club Ultimate (W) 31
4 Club Rock Climbing 26
5 Club Rugby (M) 11
6 Club Ultimate (M) 9
7 Club Tennis 6
8 Club Soccer (W) 5
9 Club Soccer (M) 5
Ended
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